Take a look at the four images below. What do they have in common? Look hard. It may take you a while.
You didn’t even TRY!
Fine! Okay, I’ll tell you.
They were all taken with my brand new Nikon D300.
Yes, folks, you read that right. The man who would probably STILL be using his first digital camera ever if it hadn’t been stolen has actually upgraded.
I’m a firm believer in the idea that, except in specialized cases, having the latest and best equipment isn’t going to make a bad photographer into a good one. However, just like buying a new car isn’t going to get you to work any faster, in most cases, sometimes, it sure can make the ride more enjoyable.
So, after a huge chunk of change for the body, and a nice pile of additional equipment, I’m a very happy owner of Nikon’s newest model, the D300. Of course my wallet’s a lot happier too since its pants from 4 years ago seem to fit. And the bank’s happy too since they know I’ll pay them back… eventually.
This stuff isn’t free. It isn’t even cheap. If there’s anything you can do to help cover these costs, I’d really appreciate it.
Donate. Maybe you don’t have any space on the bookshelf either? I’ll happily, mercifully, gratefully accept Donations. And, while I don’t promise anything, I often reward those that donate and I often do so in a recurring fashion. I’m just saying.
Link. Maybe you just don’t have any money to spare. Hey, I understand. But making a point to tell your friends about my work and share an image with them via email, on your blogs, or in your journals makes a huge difference. Sometimes, it’s the friend of a friend of a friend that can make the biggest difference. Or, if that’s not really your thing, feel free to use any image of mine along with one of your regular posts. You benefit with an great image to go with your words, and I get a potential visitor to my site. Every photo posted in Arranging Light has a “BLOG THIS” link at the bottom of it. And, if you can’t figure that out, send me an email and I’ll happily give you a hand.
Thank you for your support. It means so much to me.